13/09/2019

Suspect Due In Court Over Car-Bomb Murder Bid

A 38-year-old man is due in court for a number of offences, including attempted murder, after an under car-bomb was planted in a ploy to kill a serving PSNI officer.

The suspect was detained in Belleek, Co Fermanagh on Wednesday morning, 11 September.
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A viable explosive device was found under the senior officer's car at Shandon Park Golf Club, close to the PSNI headquarters, on Saturday 01 June.

The man has been charged with attempted murder and making and possessing explosives with intent to endanger life or cause serious injury to property.

He is due to appear at Belfast Magistrates Court today, Friday 13 October. All charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

Dissident republican group the New IRA claimed responsibility for the attack at the time.



(JG/CM)

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